2015 Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards Winners and Honorees

2014 Environment and Energy Winners

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Overall Environmental Excellence
A facility that demonstrates excellence in several or each of the below judged categories is recognized with this award.

Winner: Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan

Runner Up: CEMEX USA, Brooksville, Forida

Environmental Performance
Honoring facilities that take steps beyond those contained in environmental laws, regulations, permits and requirements to minimize their impact on the environment. Recognition for this award is given for pollution prevention, waste minimization, distinctive environmental controls, environmental management systems, and facility recognition.

Winner: Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan

Runner Up: CEMEX USA, Brooksville, Forida

Land Stewardship
Recognizing a plant’s efforts to protect and enhance the surrounding land through landscaping, species protection, and remediation and rehabilitation of quarries, wetlands, and other features.

Winner: CEMEX USA, Brooksville, Forida

Runner Up: Titan America LLC, Medley, Florida

Finalists: Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan

Outreach
These facilities strive to enhance community, employee, and government relations through communication, partnerships, voluntary efforts, contributions, and other measures.

Winner: CEMEX USA, Lyons, Colorado

Runners Up: Titan America LLC, Medley, Florida; CEMEX USA, Knoxville, Tennessee

Finalists: Mitsubishi Cement Corp., Lucerene Valley, California; Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan

Innovation
This category recognizes the development and application of innovation technologies and techniques relevant to environmental protection or energy efficiency.

Winner: Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan

Runner Up:  CEMEX USA, Knoxville, Tennessee

Energy Efficiency
The winner of this award focuses on energy planning, applications of efficient technologies and practices, and climate change mitigation efforts are rewarded in this category.

Winner: CEMEX USA, Brooksville, Forida

Runners Up: Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan